Las Vegas Bariatrics Blog
Dr. Hanna & Las Vegas Bariatrics has redefined surgical weight loss by emphasizing nutrition, fitness & group support before as well as after surgery.
Dietetics is the study of human nutrition and the regulation of diet. A dietitian alters their patient’s nutrition intake based upon their medical condition and individual needs. Dietitian are regulated healthcare professionals licensed to assess, diagnose, and treat nutritional problems.
After learning about a patient’s health history, favorite foods, eating and exercise habits, the Dietitian helps the patient to set goals. Follow-up visits often focus on maintenance and monitoring progress. Most dietitians work in the treatment and prevention of diseases related to obesity.
Long-term studies have shown that weight loss surgery causes significant long-term loss of weight, recovery from diabetes, improvement in cardiovascular risk factors, and a reduction in mortality of 23% from 40%. So adding a Dietitian can add years and quality to your life.